Culture & Community Circle Workshops

Fall 2022

Upcoming Events:

To join any of the Culture and Community Circle workshops, download the flyer and click on the zoom link to register.

 

Behind the Mask: The Historical Zorro and Mexican American Experience in Early California

October 6, 2022 | 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Presented by: Javier Gonzalez-Meeks

Join us to learn about the real Mexican Americans that Zorro and other popular fiction characters were based on.

 

 

Filipino Diaspora in San Diego

October 7, 2022 | 9:30 to 10:30 am

Presented by: James Diokno

This presentation will provide an overview of the Filipino communities. Discussion will focus on who Filipinos are, how Filipino communities came to be established in San Diego, and the contributions of Filipino San Diegans to the region.

ZOOM LINK:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlfCorzstGNyMywqEdzu4E4y-DTMb87PW

 

 

Challenging Isolation

October 11, 2022 | 9:00 to 10:00 am

Presented by: Halima Eid

Group discussion about the discomfort of asking for help and how to embrace a support system.

ZOOM LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register

 

 

America Discovers Columbus: Inventing Latin America

October 11, 2022 | 1:00 to 2:00 pm

Presented by: Instructor Fuentes

This presentation focuses on self-identifcation and the epistemology of terms and labels used to describe the “New World.” At the end of the presentation, attendees have a better sense of the origin of terms used in the process of selfidentifcation.

ZOOM LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsfuyrqz4pHNJP-qHDPNkMIp6lF0PPjjt8

 

 

Conversation with Author Lizz Huerta

October 12, 2022 | 10:00 to 11:00 am

Presented by: Lizz Huerta

Author talk and book signing by acclaimed Mexi-Rican Author of The Lost Dreamer--a stunning young adult fantasy novel inspired by ancient Mesoamerica.

LOCATION: Samuel M. Ciccati Performing Arts Center (Digital Theater, B-101

 

 

Dreamer Hour

October 17, 2022 | 12:30-1:30pm

Presented by: Grossmont College Dreamer Center

Grossmont College Dreamer Center and the Cuyamaca College Resources for Immigrant Student in Education (RISE) will host a Dreamer Hour to welcome and connect students to their services.

LOCATION: Grossmont College, Building 60, Room 110

 

 

DREAM Center and RISE Programs Student’s Panel

October 18, 2022 | 5:00-6:30 pm

Presented by: Grossmont College Dreamer Center and Cuyamaca College RISE Program

Cuyamaca College Resources for Immigrant Student in Education (RISE) and the Grossmont College Dreamer Center Alumni will be part of the Student’s Panel to share their journey as Grossmont and Cuyamaca College Students.

ZOOM LINK: https://tinyurl.com/undocuweek202

 

 

University Support for Undocumented Status Students Presentation

October 19, 2022 | 12:00-1:00 pm

Presented by: Grossmont College Dreamer Center and Cuyamaca College RISE Program Cuyamaca College Resources for Immigrant Student in Education (RISE) and the Grossmont College Dreamer Center will provide resources and contacts in the Region X Universities for Transfer Student Support.

ZOOM LINK: https://tinyurl.com/undocuweek2022

 

 

Open Mic

October 19, 2022 | 2:00 to 3:00 pm

Presented by: Professor Karen Marrujo

Share your voice by taking the mic or just drop in to listen or make new friends.

ZOOM LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ode2hpjMjHtS2rm5KzRKvxrPcIaVedDoO

 

 

Impact of “Cultural Portals” Ethnic Identity Development for Filipinx-Americans

October 20, 2022 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Presented by: Jason Astorga and Daniel Fernandez

What does it mean to be Filipinx-American? “Cultural Portals” are access points to one’s heritage and culture. As Filipinx-Americans, what are some ways we can access a connection to our indigenous culture? Come to this workshop to explore our own Filipinx-American identity, and learn about ways in which we can expand our own “Filipinx-ness”.

ZOOM LINK:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUucuCppz4oHtP7x7SqKhyFPZHKZjXJfsUq

 

 

Together We RISE Student Center Grand Opening

October 20, 2022 | 12:00 to 2:00 pm

Presented by: Veronica Corral and Raul Enciso

The Together We RISE Student Center will open their doors (officially) to do the inauguration of the Student Center which will house (Next Up, Pathway Academy, RISE and Up Programs. The invitation is open for Cuyamaca College Students, Administrators, Faculty, Staff and Students Workers.

LOCATION: Annex 2 (between D and B buildings)

 

 

UndocuAlly Training

October 21, 2022 | 12:00-1:30pm

Presented by: Higher Education Legals Services (HELS), Grossmont College Dreamer Center, and Cuyamaca College RISE Program

Cuyamaca College Resources for Immigrant Student in Education (RISE) and the Grossmont College Dreamer Center will provide an Undocually Training for students, staff, faculty and administrators.

ZOOM LINK: https://tinyurl.com/undocuweek2022

 

 

Filipinos and Anti-Asian Racism

October 21, 2022 | 9:30 to 10:30 am

Presented by: James Diokno

This presentation will look into a brief history of racism against Asian communities in the US. This is an increasingly important issue especially regarding the continued surge in racist violence committed against Asian Americans in recent years. Discussion will give an overview of racism against Asians in the US, including Filipino communities.

ZOOM LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tcOyurjsvE9L_F1WEbcV-KYhQswClGXk

 

 

Identifying Unhealthy Relationships

October 25, 2022 | 10:00 to 11:00 am

Presented by: Halima Eid

A group discussion about noticing red fags in your relationships and how to seek support.

ZOOM LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrcmqpzMjHtEOEGOSWGTdBvKSwO8FvDuu

 

 

October College Hour: DSPS Roundtable

October 27, 2022 | 10:30 to 11:30 am

Presented by: DSPS Faculty Roundtable

Come and talk to the DSPS Faculty for a question and answer time regarding our support services.

ZOOM LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYldytrjwtE9U6ygfaUVqYmk0edy47TlY8

 

 

Acculturation

October 27, 2022 | 1:00 to 2:00 pm

Presented by: Jason Astorga

Join this workshop to learn more about what it can mean to adapt to a dominant culture.

ZOOM LINK:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkfqtqDkoGdEsY0WiEkD31eJFnOykpkzQ

 

 

It Takes a Village! Cuyamaca College Fall Clean-Up Event

October 28, 2022 | 9:00 am to 12:00

Presented by: Dr. Stan Rodriguez & Michelle Garcia

Join us in beautifying our Preserve and the Kumeyaay Village & Garden! All are welcome! Free pizza for volunteers! Terrain in preserve can be uneven. Long pants, longsleeved shirts, and closed-toe shoes are recommended.

LOCATION: Kumeyaay Village & Garden, in the Preserve behind the A-building

 


Previous Culture and Community Circle Events

 


Videos:

 

College Hour - The Sounds of Blackness 

The Sounds of Blackness PDF

 

 

 

Dissecting Equity: The Legacy of the 20th Century Civil Rights Movement

Presented by:  Yaa Faraji

 

Women’s History Panel

Presented by: Moriah Gozalez-Meeks, Instructor, Cuyamaca and Marissa Salazar, Instructor, Cuyamaca College

 

 

 

 Women Mentoring Women: Mentoring and Fostering Relations are a Key to Your Success

Presented by: Dr. Kimberely Fletcher, Instructor, SDSU